The funding is to promote collaboration between the Norwegian supplier industry and the oil and gas industry in order to ensure the development and application of new technology that can reduce the cost of activities on the Norwegian continental shelf, increase recovery rates, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to improved conditions relating to HSE.
A total of 4 mill. NOK are available for scoping work on economic restructuring. Each project can be in the range of 500 000 to 1 mill. NOK. and the duration of projects are limited to 6 month from startup.
FHF works to improve fish health and reduce losses in salmon and rainbow trout production, and is announcing funding in three areas: factors in the freshwater phase affecting growth and survival in the marine phase; limiting disease caused by Tenacibaculum; and improved gut health in salmonids.
The Research Council is participating in the ERA-NET COFUND EuroNanoMed III joint call for 2017. The call for Norwegian participation is being issued under the NANO2021 programme. There is a two-stage application process.
The projects must promote competence development in a broad sense through active user involvement and close cooperation between research, education and professional practice. Competence may be developed in various ways, e.g. by strengthening research capacity, renewing practice in ECEC institutions, schools, education and training institutions, and increasing formal research expertise.
Up to NOK 3 million in total is available for workshops and cooperation projects that promote the strategic objectives of Svalbard Science Forum, including coordination and collaborative efforts in research activities in Svalbard, pilot studies and planning of large projects and applications. The application must be submitted by a Norwegian partner. For this call SIOS will contribute with up to NOK 50 000 extra pr. workshop to a maximum of 4 workshops/ projects that incorporates a SIOS-training module for data management (see link on this page for details and application details).
The IKTPLUSS initiative will provide funding for research projects that promote innovation in the short and long term and address challenges within the thematic area of “Ubiquitous data and services
It is very important to ensure that marine resources are used optimally. Documenting the potential health effects of marine raw materials is therefore essential. FHF is issuing a call for funding for research on effects of and causal relationships between consumption of marine protein and health.
The Research Council is planning to announce up to NOK 45 million in funding for projects that promote value creation in the healthcare industry. The call for proposals, which targets consortia comprised of companies and collaborating R&D groups, is organised in two phases. In the first phase, applicants may seek funding of up to NOK 500 000 for mandatory feasibility studies. Applicants who have been granted funding for feasibility studies will be eligible to seek up to NOK 16 million in funding for a main project in autumn 2017. The scheme is intended to support projects and measures that are not encompassed by other funding schemes from the public agencies within the research and innovation system, and that may help to enhance restructuring capacity and technology transfer in Norwegian trade and industry and increase value creation and employment in the Norwegian healthcare industry.
Funding is available for targeted research on CFS/ME with a two-phase application process. This call for proposals is based on an open invitation for input on research questions and dialogue with a user panel.
Applicants that have submitted a mandatory project outline by the deadline of 10 May 2016 are invited to submit grant applications to develop core groups and clusters in three key areas for the development of the health, care and welfare services. This applies regardless of the type of targeted funding sought and the area addressed by the submitted outline.
This call targets ambitious, innovative solutions for zero-emissions maritime transport. Pilot-E funding may be sought by companies that wish to implement integrated projects from research to full-scale demonstration of new concepts or innovative solutions under real operating conditions.
Companies may seek funding for projects with start-up in 2017. This call encompasses all the thematic priority areas described in the work programme. Projects must fall within the category “industrial research”. Focus on ground-breaking innovation is encouraged, see call text below.
Svalbard Science Forum allocates funding for fieldwork in Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The grant is awarded to researchers, Master and PhD students from, or collaborating with, Norwegian institutions. The main priority is to support Master's students, PhD students and researchers not currently established in Svalbard.
Public services – public sector entities involved in management and/or service provision in the health, care, welfare and child protection services – that will use R&D in their development and innovation processes are invited to apply for funding for Innovation Projects for the Public Sector. Innovation comprises a new or improved service, product, process or organisational structure that is implemented and creates added value. In this context, added value refers to efficient services, improved quality for users, cost-effectiveness, improved quality of life and increased coordination.
To promote sustainable development of the aquaculture industry, the HAVBRUK2 programme is announcing NOK 24 million for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector in all thematic areas of the work programme. Companies may seek funding for projects with start-up in 2017 and a duration of up to four years.
Under this joint call from the BIONÆR and NANO2021 programmes, funding is available for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector. Companies may seek funding for projects with start-up in 2017 and a duration of three years.